El Periódico de Catalunya, La Vanguardia, Jornal de Notícias & 4 others
According to figures from Eurostat, unemployment throughout the eurozone reached a record high in February of this year — 10.8% of the working population — a level not seen since 1999. Half of Europe’s new jobless are in Spain, where unprecedented unemployment in the under-25 age group now exceeds 50%.
Accused of plagiarising his doctoral thesis, President Pál Schmitt has now resigned after weeks of controversy, which was beginning to have a negative impact on his close collaborator, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
According to several lawyers, the three tax inspectors mandated by the regional government of North-Rhine Westphalia to investigate tax evasion using accounts in Switzerland, for whom Berne issued an arrest warrant for “economic espionage”, broke German law when they bought data giving details about customers at the Swiss bank UBS.